PyQt is often not installed by default. In this article you’ll learn how to install the PyQt module.
You can make desktop applications with PyQt. It’s cross platform, they will work on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
PyQt Desktop Apps with Python
Use the installer from qt to install PyQt.
Install python 3.3, then check to add all of the PyQt5 extras. It’s not necessary to compile everything, you can install the packages with the installer.
On Python >= 3.6, you can also try
pip install pyqt5
It should work without problems.
Install the Mac OS X binary.
You can then use brew to install pyqt (in the terminal),
brew install pyqt.
Python is often installed by default on Linux. Make sure to use Python 3. You can check with
Then you can install PyQt your software package manager.
On Ubuntu Linux / Debian Linux you can use the command:
sudo apt-get install python3-pyqt5
For CentOS 7 use the command:
yum install qt5-qtbase-devel
For RPM-based systems
yum install PyQt5